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Simplifying Overdentures in Today's Economy
Presenter: Dr. Ara Nazarian, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 1/23/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/23/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will examine the alternatives that are available for those presenting with edentulous ridges, including implants, partials, dentures and overdentures. Factors determining which alternative is chosen are outlined. Also covered are the techniques utilized to make the overdenture process effective and efficient for the dentist.


New Methods in Minimally Invasive Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Barry F. Polansky and Joshua Polansky
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 1/22/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar combines using a values based philosophy with the latest in dental technology. With all of the new tools and techniques available to dentists, it becomes an overwhelming job to create a culture based on integrity and values.


Demystify the Science of Tooth Whitening
Presenter: Julie Garceau, RDH
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 1/10/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Are you frustrated by inconsistent results with tooth whitening? Do you wonder if you should be using a chair side tooth whitening, or carbamide peroxide take home or hydrogen peroxide tooth whitening? Are you so confused by whitening products that it is easier to just not offer tooth whitening even though you know it can benefit your patients and your practice? This CE webinar will help guide you through all of these issues and make better decisions for your dental practice.


Creating the Predictable Impression System
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 1/9/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This concise webinar is packed with ideas to help you develop a systematic approach for every indirect procedures. Specific discussion will revolve around prep design, appropriate bur selection, tissue management and isolation methods, along with triple tray vs. quadrant tray selection.


Get it Out of the Closet: Using your Intra-oral Camera Everyday and Every Way
Presenter: Sheri Doniger, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 12/20/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/20/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Intraoral cameras had their debut in dentistry in 1987. Since then they have transformed from oversized mobile units to lightweight wands. This CE course will help you embrace and master the use of this camera by demonstrating techniques that will make it easy to use, resulting in dramatically increased patient understanding and treatment acceptance.


Composite Core Build-ups for Crowns
Presenter: Howard Strassler, DMD, FADM, FAGD
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 12/13/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will present a rationale for selection of composite core build-up materials and techniques for success. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Understand the indications for composite core build-up restorative materials; Identify the adhesive techniques that promote clinical success with these materials; identify curing choices with composite core build-up materials; implement techniques for the placement of composite cores


Modern Treatment Options for Periodontal Disease
Presenter: Dr. Ian Peace
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 12/13/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar outlines the treatment options for periodontal disease and will discuss efficiency of the different technologies ultrasonic and hand instrumentation. Dentsply Cavitron technology will be shown as an example and attendees will learn about the range of available insert designs and which clinical situation they are designed for.


New Patients “Rule” the Practice
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 12/12/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Making the new patient experience positive boils down to a few key rules. Patients want to believe they are not just another appointment This CE webinar will teach you how to manage the new patient’s expectations through excellent phone communications. Learn to understand why new patients either don’t show or fail subsequent appointments. Develop a system to convert emergencies and turn them into new patients. Determine how many new patients you need for practice growth and where you’re going to get them.


Achieving Predictable, Clinical Outcomes with Digital Impressions
Presenter: Dr. John F. Weston
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 12/12/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Digital impression technology provides wide-ranging benefits to both the dentist and patient, providing better predictable outcomes through better oral care, a better patient experience and improved productivity. In this presentation, you will view a case that illustrates the speed and full-arch accuracy of a digital scanner and how a digital impressioning system positively impacts Dr. Weston’s clinical practice on a daily basis.


Digital Radiography 2014: Are You Ready?
Presenter: Dr. Howard Golan
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 12/11/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This continuing education course will provide a foundation for understanding digital imaging technology, necessary equipment, digital imaging receptors, technique, acquisition, enhancement, transfer and storage. Comparisons with film-based imaging as well as the diagnostic utility of digital images will be discussed.


Sterility Assurance: Begin with the End in Mind
Presenter: Ms. Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM
CE Supporter: Crosstex
Release Date: 12/11/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The adage, “what you can’t see won’t hurt you” can have disastrous consequences related to infection prevention. The ultimate goal of instrument processing is to provide sterile patient care items. This CE webinar will review the basic premise of sterility assurance including instrument packaging, sterilization, and biological monitoring processes.


Advanced Direct and Indirect Bonding Techniques and Materials
Presenter: Sam Simos, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 12/6/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/6/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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With today's advanced restorative materials, success is dependent upon 4 major elements: technique, knowledge, accuracy, and team preparedness. This CE webinar will examine how each element plays a critical role in the success and longevity of your indirect & direct restorations when determining materials, systems and techniques.


Boost Your Practice with Tooth Whitening
Presenter: Julie Garceau, RDH
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 12/5/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to understand how tooth whitening is a good internal and external marketing tool; understand how to use tooth whitening to boost your practice revenue and make your patients happier with their smiles.


Today's Flowables - Far More than Just a Liner
Presenter: Dr. David Clark
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 12/5/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Years ago the difficulty of placing paste composite forced manufacturers to listen to the needs of practicing dentists. The first flowables were actually "home made" made by dentists, desperate for friendlier composite handling. Where are we today? In this timely CE webinar Dr. Clark will present the state of the science of flowable composites, packed with practical clinical tips.


Achieving Predictable Success With Endodontics Using Controlled Memory NiTi Files
Presenter: Christopher Glass, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 11/29/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: • Utilize knowledge of canal morphology to help determine final apical sizes • Appreciate the necessity of obtaining larger apical sizes when treating necrotic cases while also respecting natural canal anatomy • Use current research to gain a better understanding of how to eliminate intracanal bacteria • Determine when antibiotics are indicated and contraindicated • Understand why some endodontic cases fail despite seemingly ideal endodontic treatment


The Glass Ionomer Revolution: Using Bioactive Materials to Achieve Proactive Dental Care
Presenter: John Comisi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 11/29/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will explore Cariology and caries progression; preventive care considerations and diagnostics that can help aid in caries detection and how glass ionomer materials can and should be considered for use in your dental practice. The clinician will help you develop a greater comfort level for the many applications to use this versatile and important dental material in today’s dental practice.


Sharpen Up Your Instrumentation
Presenter: Alison Grant
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 11/28/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar will cover the practical aspects and procedure of how to successfully sharpen a range of periodontal instruments to maintain optimal performance. Participants will be able to recognise when instruments need sharpening as well as identify appropriate angulation for consistent outcomes. This presentation is relevant for all members of the dental team to update and improve our clinical practice of instrument maintenance.


Clinical Success with Chairside Denture Reline Materials
Presenter: Dr. Arthur Tomaro
CE Supporter: Tokuyama Dental America
Release Date: 11/15/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will increase awareness on the optimal properties a clinician should evaluate, when choosing a denture reline material. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Understand the different properties one should evaluate in a chairside denture reline material; understand best practices in preparing and finishing a denture after relining;understand how chairside denture reline materials are applicable to implant cases (All-on-4’s)


Marketing and Case Acceptance Strategies for the Mini Dental Implant
Presenter: Benjamin Oppenheimer, D.D.S. FICOI
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 11/15/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The growing success and versatility of small diameter implants has resulted in more clinicians implementing mini dental implants into their practice. In order to generate and preserve a healthy stream of new business, and increase placement success rate, reaching out to qualified prospective patients is a must for mini dental implant dentists. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Understand how mini dental implants can enhance your practice; understand cost-conscious and effective marketing strategies; understand case acceptance strategies for increasing success rates in mini dental implant placement.


Rubber-dam Techniques - Overview and New Matrix Systems
Presenter: Dr. Ian Cline
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 11/14/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/14/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar gives an overview over rubber-dam techniques and will provide you with tips and tricks how to make the application easy and convenient. New matrix systems will also be described and demonstrated and advantages of the new sectional systems will be discussed.


Hygiene Department - Tracking for Success
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 11/14/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/14/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Improving hygiene is a multi-step process and the first place is to start tracking what is happening right now. This CE webinar will teach you how to determine if your hygiene department is helping or hindering the practice profitability. You’ll learn how to measure hygiene business systems, understanding how your hygiene numbers stack up and provide clear information to determine if you’re meeting patient demand and practice needs.


Treatment Planning for the 21st Century: Don’t Keep the Future Out of Reach
Presenter: Leonard Hess, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 11/13/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Many times making teeth look pretty is the easy part. Having these restorations stand the test of time and function comfortably for the patient is the real challenge. People have come to expect a lot from modern dentistry, and nothing is better than meeting and exceeding expectations.


From Explorer to Fluorescence: The Evolution of Caries Detection
Presenter: Dr. Fay Goldstep
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 11/13/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dental therapy has turned to a new medical model, bringing enhanced treatment for the patient and easier more predictable procedures for the dental team. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: identify the new technologies in caries detection systems; understand the clinical advantages of new caries detection systems, including accurate and clinically significant results and being reproducible; understand how the technology works, and why it works; understand how scientific caries detection contributes to Minimally Invasive Treatment.


Reliable Vertical Control: Direct Use of TAD Palatal Anchorage for Open Bite Correction
Presenter: Mohammad Razavi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 11/9/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, Dr. Mohammad Razavi introduces the use of a temporary anchorage device system for palatal anchorage to control vertical dimension, and correction of anterior open bites. This presentation also highlights factors that should be taken into consideration in order to achieve reliable and predictable open bite correction.


Cementation Protocols for Provisional and Definitive Placement of Indirect Dental Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 11/7/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, Dr. Lowe will discuss clinical techniques for indirect cementation of both provisional and definitive restorations using conventional and total etch protocols. Provisional cementation will also be discussed as an integral part of the indirect delivery process for preparation protection and tissue management.


Rocking Piston Compressor Technology
Presenter: Mike Deering
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 11/5/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will focus on the basic fundamentals of the Rocking Piston Compressor Design. It will talk about the features and benefits of the rocking piston design compared to some other compressor technologies. It will also cover some of the preventive maintenance that will be required to ensure maximum life of the compressor along with some trouble shooting guides to help when evaluating a system with a Rocking Piston Compressor.


Direct Posterior Composites: A Rapid, Simplified Placement Technique
Presenter: Dr. Ron Jackson
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 11/1/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/1/20
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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Posterior composite resin restorations have become mainstream. However, dentists complain that Class II composite restorations are tedious and time consuming to place and aren't always predictable. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to familiarize themselves with different options for Class II direct resin restorations as Dr. Jackson presents a clinical case in his office.


Cariology and CAMBRA
Presenter: Nancy Andrews, RDH
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 10/30/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This seminar explores techniques and products to assess the risk of developing caries. Based on definitive results of the oral assessment techniques, alternatives to restorative procedures, such as tooth remineralization techniques, sealants, and varnishes are compared. The challenges and reality of patient selection, motivation and partnership is addressed.


The Role of Oraverse (Phentolamine Mesylate) in Dental Practice
Presenter: Dr. Sean Boynes
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 10/25/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will provide a comprehensive review of the pharmacology, efficacy, and safety of Oraverse. Since its FDA approval in 2008, Oraverse has been increasingly used in dental practice. There exists variation between dental providers on how it is marketed and used during the daily course of comprehensive dental care delivery. Using evidence based information including the introduction of a new study evaluating its real world use, the presentation will analyze and describe phentolamine mesylate’s role in current dental practice.


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